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Yohimbe (yohimbine)

Yohimbe (yohimbine)

Yohimbe (yohimbine) is an herb and plant native to the parts of western Africa such as Cameroon, Gabon, and Zaire. A bark off the yohimbe evergreen tree contains a chemical compound that may have aphrodisiac and stimulant properties called yohimbine. Yohimbine (yohimbe) is often used as a herbal dietary supplement, natural medicine, naturopathic remedy, homeopathic …

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St John’s Wort

St. John's Wort

St John’s wort is a type of yellow flowered plant and herb in the species Hypericum perforatum that is native to the subtropic and temperate regions of the world including North America, Brazil, Europe, India, Russia, and Turkey. St John’s wort is sometimes used to produce various herbal dietary supplements, natural medicines, home remedies, alternative …

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SAMe (SAM-e)

SAMe (SAM-e)

SAMe (SAM-e) is a kind of cosubstrate chemical that occurs naturally in foods and the body. SAMe is often synthecized in labs to produce various home remedies, natural medicines, naturopathic homeopathic medicines, alternative medicines, and holistic medicines. Other names for SAMe include: Ademetionine, Sammy, SAM, and S-Adenosylmethionine Tosylate, S-adenosyl Methionine.   Health Benefits of SAMe …

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Passionflower (passiflora)

Passionflower (passiflora)

Passionflower (passiflora) is a type of plant and passion flower in the genus of flowering plants of family Passilforaceae. Due to its potential health benefits, people use passionflower to produce various kinds of home remedies, natural medicines, herbal dietary supplements, alterhnative medicines, and homeopathic naturopathic health products. It has also been used recreationally for smoking …

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Panax ginseng

Panax ginseng

Panax ginseng is a slow growing perennial plant in the genus Panax; family Araliaceae. Panax ginseng is said to have a number of health benefits as a home remedy, herbal medicine, holistic health product, naturopathic medicine, alternative medicine, and natural medicine. Panax ginseng is native to some countries in the Northern Hemisphere such as Korea, …

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Niacin & niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

Niacin and niacinamide are organic compounds that are forms of Vitamin B3. Many different types of foods naturally contain Vitamin B3 such as fish, meat, yeast, and grains. It has been used for decades as natural medicine, home remedy, homeopathic medicine, naturopathic remedy, and alternative medicine to increase HDL levels in the blood. Raising HDL …

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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is an herb and plant that is in the Silybum Adans genus in the family Asteraceae. Its seeds have potential health benefits are commonly used to make home remedies, homeopathic medicines, herbal dietary supplements, naturopathic medicines, alternative medicines, and natural remedies for a variety of health reason, but for liver conditions in particular. …

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Melatonin

Melatonin

Melatonin is a type of chemical compound and hormone that is naturally found in human beings and other animals, microbes, and plants. Melatonin can be synthesized in labs and used in various kinds of home remedies, natural medicines, homeopathic holistic health products, and alternative medicines due to their health benefits. Other names for melatonin include: …

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Lavender

Lavender

Lavender is a type of plant or herb found in the genus of flowering plants in the Lamiaceae family (mint). Lavender is native to the Mediterranean. Lavender has health benefits and has been used as a home remedy, homeopathic medicine, alternative medicine, natural remedy, and herbal dietary supplement for a variety of health purposes as …

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Kava (kavalactones)

Kava (kavalactones)

Kava (kavalactones) is an herb and plant that is found in the western Pacific and is in the pepper family. The root of the herb is used to make a variety of different home remedies, herbal dietary supplements, natural medicines, homeopathic holistic health products, and home remedies. Kava has been banned in many countries such …

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Iron (supplements)

Iron (vitamin dietary supplement)

Iron is a mineral and what of the most common metals found on Earth. It is a vital part of most life and the enzymes and proteins necessary for humans to maintain their health. Iron as a dietary supplement has a wide range of health benefits and is therefore often used as a home remedy, …

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Ginkgo (Gingko Biloba)

Ginkgo (Gingko Biloba)

Ginkgo (Gingko Biloba) is a type of herb that can be found on a really old type of tree in known as the Maidenhair Tree. Ginkgo biloba is said to have a wide range of health benefits. The extract of ginkgo biloba is often times used to produce homeopathic medicines, herbal dietary supplements, naturopathic medications, …

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Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil

Flax seed and flax seed oil

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil are often times used to make a wide range of alternative medicines, natural cures, home remedies, holistic & homeopathic treatments, naturopathic medicines, and herbal dietary supplements. Flaxseed is derived from a plant called Linum usitatissimum in the genus Linum; family Linaceae. Flaxseed is native to India, some parts of the Mediterranean, …

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Fish Oil

Fish oil

Fish oil (omega-3 fatty acids) is a type of oil that can only be found from certain types of fish and it can only be obtained by the consumption of such a fish or by consuming a supplement that contains fish oil. Fish oil is a popular supplement because they are high in omega-3 fatty …

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DHEA (5-Dehydroepiandrosterone)

DHEA

DHEA (also known as 5-Dehydroepiandrosterone) is a naturally produced hormone in the human body. The adrenal glands produce DHEA as a vital secretory steroidal product. The human brain and the gonads are also able to produce DHEA. It has been made in labs from the chemicals in soy and wild yam to produce various home …

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Chromium

Chromium

Chromium is a type of mineral, metal, and chemical element that was traditionally used by the ancient Chinese to coat weapons, but in modern times it is used as a kind of home remedy, naturopathic medicine, natural remedy, dietary vitamin supplement, and homeopathic cure for a variety of different ailments. Other names for chromium include: …

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Chamomile (camomile)

Chamomile

Chamomile or camomile is a type of plant or herb that is in the family Asteraceae. Chamomile is sometimes used to produce health products, particularly in alternative medicine, herbal cures, homeopathic remedies, naturopathic products, natural remedies, home remedies, and other vitamin or herbal based supplements.  Other names for Chamomile include: German chamomile, Matricaria recutita, and …

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Blue-green algae

Blue-green algae

Blue-green algae (also known as Cyanobacteria) are a group of plant organisms commonly found in salt water and in some of the larger fresh water lakes as well. Blue-green algae are in the phylum of bacteria that tends to get its energy via photosynthesis. Blue-green algae is sometimes used as a natural cure, home remedy, …

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Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack, as known as, Fucus vesiculosus, is a type of seasweed that is common to the coastal regions of the North and West Baltic Seas; plus the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. People often use bladderwrack to produce home remedies, health products, vitamin, dietary, and herbal supplements, natural cures for various things, and alternative medicines. Other …

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Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh is a herb native to the United States. It is sometimes used as a home remedy, herbal cure, alternative medicine or dietary supplement. Other common names include: black snakeroot, bugwort, rattleweed, macrotys, bugbane, black bugbane, and fairy candle. Latin names for Black Cohosh include: Actaea racemosa and Cimicifuga racemosa. Black Cohosh is in …

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Biotin (Vitamin H & Coenzyme R)

Biotin

Biotin a.k.a. Vitamin H & Coenzyme R is a type of vitamin that can be common in a myriad number of foods. It is known to be a type of B-complex vitamin (B7). In the production of fatty acids and the growth of cells, Biotin is a necessary component. Biotin is often used as a …

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Beta-carotene

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Beta-carotene is a kind of carotenoids that is of the orange, red, and yellow pigments. Beta-carotene is an organic compound it can be classified chemically as a type of hydrocarbon (terpenoid). Often used as in home remedies, herbal medicines, and alternative cures. Efficiency absorption rate of beta-carotene is approximately 15 percent. Beta-carotene is a common …

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